Local Obits for Mon. May 16th, 2016
Adger L. “Al” Nix, age 84, of Auburn and formerly of Habersham County, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016.
Mr. Nix was born on February 19, 1932, ...
Bobbie T. Owen, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Monday May 16, 2016 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Center following an extended illness.
Born May 24, 1941 in Forsyth County to the lat ...
Mrs. Katherine Johnson, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at her residence following a brief illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, May ...
Willie David Haynes, age 69 of Commerce, GA passed away Monday May 16, 2016 at his residence.
Mr. Haynes was the son of the late Ernest Willie Haynes and Francine Crum ...
Mr. Lonnie Carroll Jones, age 57 of Pendergrass, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at his residence following a ...
Mr. James Byron Jordan, age 86 of Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, South Carolina.
A son of the lat ...
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.